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Volume 11, Number 3
July 1957

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The 1957 Portland Chapter Rhododendron Show

        The Thirteenth Annual Portland Chapter Rhododendron Show was held at the Society's Test Garden and Exhibition House at Crystal Springs Lake May 18 and 19.
        Due to an early blooming season in the Portland area the height of the blooming was reached some ten days before the show. Several hot days, the temperature reaching 91° on one of them, occurred in the second week preceding the show. However, the week of the show was quite cool and I believe it was this factor that made the show the success that it was. Some 529 entries were made in the cut flower competition by a total of 28 exhibitors. Both figures are among the highest ever recorded.
        The show committee consisted of C. T. Hansen, Show Chairman; George Grace and Howard Slonecker, Co Chairmen; C. I. Sersanous, publicity; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schink, ticket sales; Mrs. O. R. Neet, garden club arrangements; Mrs. Ruth Hansen, information, and C. T. Hansen, awards and classification.
        Show Chairmen Ted Hansen had the misfortune of becoming seriously ill prior to the show and his presence at the show was certainly missed by all. However, Ted is making a satisfactory recovery and we look forward to his participation in future shows.
        Judges were as follows:

The principal winners in the competition were:


Volume 11, Number 3
July 1957

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